Do you pay stamp duty on property in the Metaverse?

17th May 2022

The metaverse is what an estate agent might deem a ‘project’ – a ‘blank canvas’ in an ‘up-and-coming area’. That is to say that the metaverse…

A guide to capital gains tax on divorce and separation

28th March 2022

Introduction to capital gains tax on divorce and separation Capital Gains Tax (CGT) can arise on the sale or other disposal of an asset if the…

How to Save Stamp Duty on Shares

20th August 2021

Tax is payable on the purchase of shares in the UK – known as Stamp Duty on paper transactions, and Stamp Duty Reserve Tax (SDRT) on…

Stamp Duty in London

26th July 2021

Is stamp duty different in London? No – Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is the same in London as in the rest of England and Northern…

Do You Pay Stamp Duty on a Commercial Lease?

14th June 2021

SDLT on commercial leases can be very complex. Many tenants are unaware that Stamp Duty Land tax is payable on commercial leases – and may be…

Can I Avoid Paying Stamp Duty?

4th May 2021

Stamp duty land tax is the tax on the purchase of properties in England and Northern Ireland. There are some circumstances where you may be able…

The Property Planet Podcast

19th March 2021

I was a special guest on The Property Planet podcast, in this episode, I discuss the ever-increasing complex world of Stamp Duty. We discussed the issues…

Tax Implications of Inheriting a Farmhouse

18th March 2021

Inheriting a farmhouse can be done free of inheritance tax if it qualifies for IHT agricultural property relief. The relief applies to the agricultural value of…

Patrick Cannon: Why I started Cannon Chambers

6th January 2021

2020 will be seen by historians as a year of disruption and seismic change but also a year of new beginnings. Nationally we were hit by…